South West Wales News, Events & Opportunities

Each month, we pull together the region’s top headlines, and announcements from across our alliance, to create your Regional Round-up from 4theRegion.

From development and investment news to community projects, and business opportunities: we’ll make sure you’re in the know, so you can speak positively and confidently about what’s happening here in South West Wales.

Do you have an opportunity you’d like to share in our next round-up? Be sure to let us know!

December Regional Round-Up 2022

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Peter Lynn and Partners Serves Up Restaurant Purchase

Swansea-based Peter Lynn & Partners Solicitors have finalised a deal which sees one of the city’s best-loved Asian restaurants relocate to new premises. Bangkok, formerly known as Bangkok Express, run by husband and wife team Chris and April Napier, are renowned for their authentic Thai dishes and have moved from Walter Road to their new restaurant at 57-59 Uplands Crescent, Swansea – the site of the former Optimist Bar & Kitchen. Read More

JOBS & OPPORTUNITIES

Let Sunny be a Guiding Light to Your Glittering New Career

They’ll help make job hunting a total breeze. We work with great companies across Wales and the UK, recruiting for fantastic temporary and permanent roles in a massive range of industries. Search their current jobs

Job Opportunities and Working at Swansea University

Looking for a new job? Changing role? Interested in what Swansea University can offer you? A warm and welcoming University, they value people for their skills regardless of their background and are proudly named as a top employer in the annual Stonewall Equality Index. They know that people have commitments outside their job, so they provide a working environment that allows employees to achieve the right work/life balance. Read More

Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum are hiring – Coastal Stakeholder Manager

Do you want to join Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum in creating sustainable coasts and oceans for future generations? This exciting role will involve working with the PCF team and existing partners to ensure project delivery, leading stakeholder engagement contracts, whilst focusing on new projects and opportunities for a growing company. Read More

Work with National Botanic Garden of Wales

The Garden offers a range of job opportunities from horticulture and education to administration and catering. All types of job opportunities currently available at the National Botanic Garden of Wales will be listed here.

Current Vacancies at Gower College Swansea

Gower College Swansea’s culture is very important to them and that’s why 90% of their staff recommend it as a great place to work. They continuously work to provide many benefits including flexible working arrangements, generous leave entitlement, and discounted gym membership to name a few. Their organisation is very diverse and they are able to offer many internal progression opportunities once you have joined as well as extensive training opportunities. Read More

Bookkeeper – Haverfordwest

Bevan Buckland are currently recruiting for a Bookkeeper to be based at their Haverfordwest Office who will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of all client’s projects, and to demonstrate expected and acceptable behaviours in line with the Firm’s values and build positive relationships with clients and staff. Read More

SCVS – Cwmtawe Pathway Service Officer

The Cwmtawe Pathway Service is a partnership between the Cwmtawe Cluster and Swansea Council for Voluntary Service (SCVS), with the Cluster providing direct funding for the project. The Cwmtawe Pathway Service is a pilot project which was developed to meet the needs of the local community, including a high prevalence of mental health needs, domestic abuse incidence, as well as issues around substance misuse. Read More

Be part of a successful organisation

The roots of Pembrokeshire College can be traced back to 1956 with the main campus being situated in Pembrokeshire’s county town of Haverfordwest. They believe they have a responsibility to provide first class education and training to ensure that Wales has a workforce ready and able to meet the economic demands of the future and to promote community engagement in skills. Read More

Volunteer with Age Cymru West Glamorgan

Help give older and vulnerable people the help they deserve during these crucial times. Read More

Success Stories from CEIC Wales

Are you interested in being part of a movement that’s helping to shape a sustainable future for Wales through a circular economy? Then sign-up to join the next CEIC programme of workshops now! Find out more

Senior Officer, Forest Planning

You will lead for the place on one or more aspects of the team’s remit, such as Area Statement, wellbeing, PSB coordination, outward funding, forestry use and planning, conservation and designated sites planning, recreation and access, fisheries, water, providing technical expertise and advice to the team and Head of Place at Natural Resources Wales. Read More

Job Vacancies with NPTC Group of Colleges

NPTC Group of Colleges is a thriving Further Education College, employing nearly 900 professional and dedicated staff, on a full-time, part-time and sessional basis, across 9 campuses throughout Neath Port Talbot and Powys. Read More

Swansea Business Support and Green Recovery Project Feedback Survey

Cwmpas is working with Swansea Council to evaluate the UK Government funded ‘Swansea Business Support and Green Recovery Project’. The project included many different elements including training, events, conferences, advice and support for businesses and individuals across Swansea. Your feedback will help to measure the impact of the project and to plan what is needed for future business and green economy projects in Swansea. Take the survey

Volunteers Needed for Mental Health Study

Dr Josh Hope-Bell is running a research project at Swansea University that needs volunteers! In return you will get a free session of osteopathy. Please share with anyone who you think will be interested. Any questions feel free email j.b.hope-bell@swansea.ac.uk. Take the survey

Jobs and Working at UWTSD

People are at the heart of everything the University of Wales Trinity Saint David does. They are proud of their dedicated and talented employees and work together as a team to make a difference to the lives of their students and the communities they serve. ‘Transforming education, transforming lives’ is their mission. If you would like to join them on this journey and make a difference too, then they would love to hear from you. Read More

TENDERS & CONTRACTS

Boat Skipper and vessel maintenance 2023-2027 – Supplier engagement session

Natural Resources Wales requires a framework contract for period of 4 years for the supply of a vessel skipper for their 12m cabined jet-drive RIB Pedryn. The contractor will provide a skippering service for NRW during periods of fieldwork which may usually be approximately 50-80 days per annum. They will ensure the boat is in good working order and is prepared and ready for survey. A supplier engagement session for this requirement will be held in January. Read More

Initial Market Testing – External Environment Facilities Work Framework Agreement

Swansea Council are carrying out external environmental facilities work to some of their housing stock and are looking to set up a framework agreement to appoint suitably qualified and experienced contractors for external environmental works. Read More

Supply of Herbicide Products and Equipment

Pembrokeshire County Council is establishing a framework for the supply and delivery of herbicide products and equipment. They are seeking experienced and competent service providers to undertake this requirement. Carmarthenshire County Council are also a named participant in this framework. Read More

Asset Disposal (Skips) and Request for Income

Carmarthenshire County Council is seeking to dispose of a variety of used recycling/waste collection skips and metal bins of various sizes and conditions, in addition to a metal weighbridge, that are surplus to its operational requirements. Read More

Stepping Stones Nature Reserves 22/23

The Countryside & Wildlife Team of Neath Port Talbot Council have chosen sites to repurpose into mini nature reserves as part of their Stepping Stones nature reserves project. They are seeking to appoint the services of a contractor to conduct ground works and installation on several sites. Read More

Lifts Maintenance and Service Contract

This request for quotation provides information for consideration with respect to the NPTC Group of Colleges contract for the provision of maintenance and service contract for lifts. The contract is for 3 years with the possibility of an extension or extensions totalling a further 24 months to be granted in 12 month increments. Read More

Contract Notices for Swansea Council

Swansea Council is looking for suitably qualified contractors to provide tanking (waterproofing) works, summer flowering hanging baskets, plant plugs and summer bedding plants, reusable pink bags, refurbishment of two 14 storey high rise blocks and two low storey blocks, LGBTQ youth support, and servicing and maintenance of its generators.

Part 2 WCFD Consultancy

This tender from PLANED is for a consultancy service to focus on the final period of the project, its exit strategy and next steps, to provide specialist advice on sustainability measures and impacts to demonstrate impact of the programme, expert advice on supply chain and carbon reduction, and develop clear exit strategy messages with the team and community food hubs. Read More

Contract Notices for Swansea University

Swansea University is seeking suitably qualified contractors to remodel existing laboratories with the Wallace Building on Singleton Park Campus, and support the teaching of the Project Management topic for the Civil Engineering degree programmes.

Fire Compartmentation Works

Pobl Group wishes to appoint a suitable and qualified contractor to undertake fire compartmentation works at 3 sites, including Swansea. Read More

4×4 Vehicle Training

This tender is for 4×4 vehicle training for Natural Resources Wales employees who have the requirement to use 4-wheel drive vehicles both ‘on’ and ‘off’ road as an essential part of their duties. Read More

Collection and recycling glass waste

The City and County of Swansea has published this Prior Information Notice (PIN) to try and identify potentially interested organisations that have expertise and experience in sorting/treating and recycling mixed clear, brown and green bottle glass collected by the Authority as part of its recycling initiatives. Read More

DEVELOPMENT

Planned £4.2m clean-up programme for Neath Port Talbot’s towns, valleys and villages

The spending to ‘clean up and green up’ towns, valleys and villages over the next 18 months, reflects one of the earliest priorities of Neath Port Talbot Council’s Rainbow Coalition – to improve the “public realm” throughout the county borough. Read More

Huge £250m Wildfox Adventure Resort approved for Afan Valley near Port Talbot

It means the proposals that will include 570 holiday lodges, a 50-bed hotel and 15-bed apartment-hotel, as well as indoor water park and canyoning facilities, have now moved one step closer to construction. When complete, the site will also contain a spa, restaurant with viewing area, a climbing and bouldering building with a small retail central plaza, along with a forest hub and arrivals building. Read More

Swansea named in UK’s top four cities

The city was shortlisted for the City of Year title at the Estates Gazette 2022 awards. Developed by Swansea Council and development managed by RivingtonHark, the £135m Copr Bay district was among the schemes that led to the city being recognised. As well as Swansea Arena, the district – worth £17.1m a year to the city – includes a coastal park, the bridge over Oystermouth Road, affordable apartments, and new spaces for local food and drink businesses. Read More

Plans for Olympic-sized lido at Milford Haven gain momentum

Plans to develop an Olympic-sized cold water swimming pool in Milford Haven have gained momentum. Four sites for the lido have been considered – namely Gelliswick Bay, Wards Yard and Hubberston Fort – however the firm favourite is the Rath site at the water gardens, which is where the previous pool stood until its closure in 1987. Read More

SWANSEA BAY CITY DEAL

New Marine License for META

META, Wales’ national marine test centre, is now be able to accommodate more tidal turbines and larger mooring spreads, after successfully upgrading its Marine License. As the project moves into a new tranche of funding from Swansea Bay City Deal, part of the Pembroke Dock Marine Project, one of the key objectives is broadening testing capabilities for the open water sites to meet the needs of the evolving industry and wider blue economy.  Read More

Young people prepared with skills for future local employment as five City Deal pilot projects are approved

The Swansea Bay City Deal Skills and Talent programme has moved another step forward in helping thousands of local students prepare for upcoming job opportunities across the region. With the first pilot project already successfully in delivery, the Regional Learning and Skills Partnership (RLSP) has now approved a further five pilot applications which will help future proof the regions workforce. Read More

BUSINESS NEWS

Councillors approve free festive period parking for Neath, Port Talbot and Pontardawe

Neath Port Talbot councillors have approved Free Christmas Parking for Neath, Port Talbot and Pontardawe town centres from Saturday 10th December 2022 to Sunday 1st January 2023. Cllr Alun Llewelyn, Neath Port Talbot Council’s Deputy Leader said: ”Our town centres and traders have been significantly affected during the pandemic and free parking over the festive period will support our town centre economy.” Read More

Christmas Pop-Up Shops return to Carmarthenshire high streets

Need ideas for your Christmas shopping? Then shop 100% Sir Gâr! If you are stuck for ideas on what to buy for your loved ones and friends this Christmas, then look no further than the 100% Sir Gâr Christmas pop-up shops at Carmarthen, Llanelli and Ammanford. For three weeks in December, small local businesses are being given the opportunity to display and sell their goods amongst big high street chains in Carmarthen, Llanelli and Ammanford Town centres. Read More

Popular Mumbles Indian restaurant re-opens months after being destroyed by fire

A beloved Indian restaurant which was destroyed by a fire at the beginning of the year has finally reopened. Old customers of Mumbai Indian Kitchen in Mumbles may recognise some of the chef’s specials but much of the menu is new. As well as traditional mains like korma, bhuna or masala and tandoori chicken, the restaurant is also serves a variety of biryani dishes, vegetarian meals, seafood dishes, and chef’s specials including kahari, jalfrezi and garlic chilli. Read More

Bar and restaurant venue with breath-taking bay views finally opens in Swansea’s iconic old observatory

The new The Observatory venue in Swansea that has been years in the making has finally opened to the public. Located right on Swansea Bay’s beachfront, it features boutique holiday lets and a bar and restaurant where you can enjoy a cocktail while you watch the waves crash in and see the sun set over the glorious bay. Read More

Inside the Pembrokeshire restaurant that’s just been added to the Michelin Guide

A restaurant at a Pembrokeshire hotel, which was transformed from a former working windmill built over 200 years ago, has been included in the Michelin Guide’s Inspectors’ Favourite New Restaurants list. Blas – or ‘taste’ in English – Restaurant, which has three AA Rosettes, is situated in the Twr y Felin Hotel in St David’s and is the latest Welsh addition to the prestigious guide thanks to its dishes, interior design, creativity and flavour. Read More

A new restaurant serving food from around the world has opened in Loughor

A welcoming new restaurant serving dishes from around the world has opened in Loughor. Callatis restaurant, located on Glebe Road, is owned by husband and wife team Mihai and Magdalena Mircea who previously ran popular coffee shop Cafe Del Mar in Swansea City Centre. “I was born in Romania, in a town called Mangalia on the Black Sea coast. Our restaurant Callatis takes its name from the ancient name of my hometown.” Magdalena explained. Read More

HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCE

Moments in Time: Stronger Together

To align with the GLOBAL Intergenerational Week 2022, CADR launched a competition to tackle ageism and promote the benefits of connections and friendships made across different generations in Wales. Research states that activities that bring different ages together to take part in meaningful and engaging activities can reduce social isolation, improve older adult’s health, and increase children’s confidence and understanding of ageing and dementia. Read More

Community Changemakers Fund

We’re delighted to share news of the third round of Community Changemakers Funding from the Community Rail Partnership we host, South West Wales Connected CRP! The Community Changemakers Fund is a community grant fund to support communities along the South West Wales Connected railway line to make change happen in their local places. For more information, visit the website.

Carmarthen restaurant and centre team up to give free Christmas dinners

Cegin Hedyn will be open on Christmas Day serving up to 100 three-course lunches to those who need it most right now. It is for those looking for a warm welcome, delicious food and friendship on Christmas Day at no cost to themselves. The meals will be prepared at The Warren in Mansel Street and then taken over to Cegin Hedyn at the English Baptist Church, where volunteers will be serving the food. Read More

CIRCULAR ECONOMY & ENVIRONMENT

Work starts on Welsh govt-backed £12m low-carbon employment scheme

With support from the Active Building Centre, the project will help transform the way commercial buildings are powered and heated, with the aim of achieving ‘Net Zero carbon in-use standard’, which would see the development produce enough renewable energy to meet the lighting and heating needs of the buildings. Read More

New facilities to support the growth of Celtic Sea FLOW take another step forward

Land management works have begun at Pembroke Port signalling the start of another important phase in the £60 million Pembroke Dock Marine project. Contractors, the Walters Group, have mobilised on site tasked with creating 17,000 sqm of laydown space by the end of 2024. The new laydown space complements construction work being delivered by BAM Nuttall to create a new supersize slipway and new workboat pontoons, as well as onsite office facilities. Read More

Major companies sign up to multi-billion pound tidal lagoon for Swansea

The consortium of firms are working on the Blue Eden proposal at SA1, which aims in the long term to deliver an electric battery manufacturing plant and battery storage facility, hundreds of waterfront homes, a tidal energy lagoon and floating solar farm within it, a data storage centre, a green hydrogen production facility, and an oceanic and climate change research centre. Read More

Pembroke net zero centre could add millions to Welsh economy and create thousands of jobs – report

The report, commissioned by RWE, found that construction of the net zero centre between 2023 and 2038 could boost the Welsh economy by around £41m to 68m of GVA per year and create between 900 and 1,500 jobs. In that time, PNZC could also support annual Welsh construction activity by £46m – £77m per annum. Once operational by 2040, the the centre will boost the local Welsh economy by £28m of GVA each year and create a further 270 jobs. Read More

South Wales ports sign memorandum of understanding for 1GW wind farm in Celtic Sea

If built, it is estimated to provide power for around 927,000 homes and make a “significant contribution” to The Crown Estate’s ambitions for 4GW of capacity in the Celtic Sea. Now Gwynt Glas has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Associated British Ports, which operates Port Talbot, and Wales’ largest energy port, the Port of Milford Haven. The MoU will prepare the two ports for future needs of floating offshore wind in the Celtic Sea. Read More

Major hydrogen pipeline planned for South Wales

Wales & West Utilities is announcing plans for a major hydrogen pipeline in south Wales, to accelerate decarbonisation plans for industry and gas customers in the region. HyLine Cymru will assess the feasibility of a pipeline network from Pembroke to the Swansea Bay area, connecting low carbon hydrogen production with industrial demand and providing options for other natural gas customers. Read More

UK’s First Hospital Powered by Its Own Solar Farm Based in Wales

Morriston Hospital in Swansea has become the first in the UK to be directly powered by its own solar farm, setting the bar for other hospitals and schools in Wales to follow suit. The solar farm is surpassing expectations by providing enough electricity to not only contribute to the daily power needs of the hospital but also to cover 100% of its demand for 50 hours. Read More

Swansea University Academics Transform Facemasks into Ethernet Cables

Swansea University academics have pioneered a process which converts the carbon found in discarded facemasks to create high-quality single-walled carbon nanotubes (CNT) which were then used to make Ethernet cable with broadband quality. The CNTs produced by this technique have the potential not only to be used in Ethernet cables, but also in the production of lightweight batteries used in electric cars and drones. Read More

Power station plans could yield ‘significant economical and green benefits’

Work is being carried out on the site of the former Carmarthen Bay power station in Burry Port, to evaluate the possibility of reclaiming a waste product from the plant for use in the construction industry. Pulverised Fuel Ash, or PFA for short, is buried in areas surrounding the demolished power station and its extraction could realise both economic and amenity benefits to the local community. Read More

My Tree, Our Forest

The Welsh Government and Coed Cadw, the Woodland Trust in Wales, are offering trees to households in Wales, free of charge. The trees will help tackle the effects of climate change and will also contribute to the National Forest for Wales. The first 5,000 trees were given away in March 2022. Between now and March 2023 they have 295,000 trees available on a first come first served basis. There are three ways you can get hold of trees.

Major new food hub to be launched in Milford Haven

Milford Haven has been named as the town selected for a new West Wales-based food hub by the Wales Community Food Distribution, led by PLANED. This will be the fourth food hub in the area with the aim of facilitating volunteers and customers to link with food producers and suppliers to purchase fresh, great value food. Read More

A bid has been unveiled for a ‘freeport’ covering Milford Haven and Port Talbot

A freeport in south west Wales focused on green energy would create over 16,000 new jobs and generate up to £5.5bn of investment, claim its backers. The ports and local authorities behind the Celtic Freeport have said a freeport status would rapidly accelerate Wales’ ambition to become net zero while creating high-quality green jobs. Read More

VISITOR ECONOMY & TOURISM

Expert advises closed colliery museum could have a bright future if funding is available

A museum and culture expert has recommended Neath Port Talbot Council should retain Cefn Coed Colliery Museum and make it a visitor attraction and gateway to the local area as part of its developing Heritage Strategy. In 1930 Cefn Coed Collery was the deepest anthracite mine in the world. It is one of a small group, from the hundreds of collieries in Wales, that survive as distinct monuments to the industry and are accessible today as museums.  Read More

Haverfordwest archaeological dig comes to a close

Dyfed Arch Trust wanted to find out more about the mysterious Priory of St Saviours, a Dominican priory that was located somewhere in Haverfordwest in the 12th century. They found corpses, over 300 in fact, as they stumbled on an ancient burial ground below Ocky Whites. The old Ocky Whites building is currently being redeveloped by John Weavers Construction into a three-storey local food and beverage emporium with bar and rooftop terrace. Read More

EDUCATION

Seven Gower College Swansea learners compete at the WorldSkills UK National Finals

An impressive 130 Welsh competitors competed as finalists for the WorldSkills UK National Finals in November, seven of which were from Gower College Swansea! The finals followed a series of regional competitions that took place across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, hosting a string of talented young people. Read More

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tiny Tiger’s Kung Fu
Every Monday & Wednesday 09:45 – 10:15
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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The Big Museum Winter Trail
Every day until 23 December 10:00 – 15:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Santa and the Owls
Every day until 23 December 10:30 – 15:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Costume Exhibition – Reclaiming the Past
Every day until 3 January 2023 11:00 – 16:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Free Yoga & Relaxation for women
Every Monday 14:00 – 15:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Embrace You! Women’s Wellbeing Group
Every Monday 15:00 – 16:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Self Help Book Club!
Every Monday 16:00 – 17:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Luminate
Every day until 2 January 2023 (Closed Christmas Day)
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Kung Fu Wales (Little Dragons)
Every Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 17:00 – 18:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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VIP Class Acts
Every Monday 17:00 – 19:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Kung Fu Wales
Every Monday 18:30 – 20:15
Every Tuesday & Wednesday 18:30 – 19:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Bat out of Hell
6 – 15 December
Swansea Arena
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Business Networking
6 December 08:00 – 10:30
Llety Cynin, Saint Clears
Hosted by FSB Wales
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FREE Energy Awareness event in Bon-Y-Maen!
6 December 10:00 – 13:00
Mount Zion Baptist Church, Swansea
Hosted by The Environment Centre
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The Bereavement Cafe
Every Tuesday 11:00 – 12:30
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
Email helen.lewissmithcounselling@gmail.com or text 07720 054404 or drop in

Community Yoga Class
Every Tuesday 12:00 – 12:50
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Towards a Wellbeing Economy | 4theRegion Sector Forum
6 December 12:00 – 14:00
Online
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APEX Foot & Skin
Every Tuesday afternoon
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
Contact 07743 546212 or info@trustapex.co.uk for details

Tyfu Tawe
Every Tuesday 13:00 – 13:30
Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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Women’s Outdoor Walking Group
Every Tuesday 13:15
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Leadership or Entrepreneurship? – Ships That Pass In The Night
6 December 14:30
Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells
Presented by Dr Louisa Huxtable-Thomas from Swansea University
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Men’s World Cup on Big Screens: Round of 16 Match 7: Morocco vs Spain
6 December 15:00
Singleton Park, Swansea
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Sew your own Christmas Decoration!
6, 13 & 20 December 15:30 – 16:30
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Peer Mentoring Session
6 December 16:00 – 17:00
Swansea University Bay Campus
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Observatory on Human Rights of Children Annual Lecture
6 December 16:00 – 17:30
Online
Hosted by Swansea University
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Choirs For Good
Every Tuesday 17:45 – 18:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Anna Purna Yoga Class
6, 13 & 20 December 18:00 – 19:30
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Zumba
Every Tuesday 18:30 – 19:30
Every Wednesday 11:00 – 12:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Men’s World Cup on Big Screens: Round of 16 Match 8: Portugal vs Switzerland
6 December 19:00
Singleton Park, Swansea
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Burlesque Chair Dancing Lessons
Every Tuesday 19:30 – 20:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Talisman Poetry Open Mic
6 December 19:30 – 22:30
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Nurturing Nature – Grounds Maintenance for Nature and People – with John Little and Barry Stewart
7 December
Morning session 09:30 – 12:30
Afternoon practical session 14:00 16:00 (only 15 places available and you need to attend the morning session to take part)
HQ Urban Kitchen, Swansea
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‘Switched On’ Energy Awareness Hub
7 December 10:00 – 12:00
Morriston Library, Swansea
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Swansea Marina Litter Pick
7 December 10:00 – 12:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Welly Wednesday
7 December 11:00 – 12:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Impact in the School of Mathematics and Computer Science
7 December 13:00 – 15:00
Computational Foundry, Swansea University Bay Campus
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Bay Beach Clean
7 December 13:00 – 15:00
Swansea University Bay Campus
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Swansea Crafties
Every Wednesday 13:00 – 15:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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‘Switched On’ Energy Awareness Hub
7 December 14:00 – 16:00
Clydach Library, Swansea
Hosted by The Environment Centre
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Introduction to Positive Habit Setting
7 December 15:30 – 17:00
Old Glan Afan School, 56 Station Road, Port Talbot
To book call 01639 340889 or email thebusinesscommunity@vivaporttalbot.com

Access Pilates
Every Wednesday 18:00 – 18:55
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Hatha Yoga Class
Every Wednesday 18:30 – 19:45
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Catalyst business networking – THE local independent not for profit event
Every Thursday 07:00 – 09:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Gentle Vinyasa Flow Classes
Every Thursday 10:00 – 11:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Pregnancy Yoga with Amy Suzanne
Every Thursday 11:15 – 12:15
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Walking for Wellbeing
Every Thursday 12:00
Sea wall opposite Secret Cafe, Swansea
Hosted by The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Free Homeopathic Clinic
Every Thursday 12:30 – 17:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Wales Virtual Networking
8 December 13:00 – 14:00
Online
Hosted by FSB Wales
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Community Together Creative Writing Workshops
8, 15 & 22 December 13:30 – 15:00
Elysium Bar & Gallery, Swansea
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Weekly Coping Skills Group
Every Thursday 17:00 – 18:15
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
Email dave.trick@outlook.com or text 07456 943515 or drop in

Kids Drama Club Narberth
Every Thursday
Drama Starlets: 7-11 Years – 17:30 – 18:30
Drama Stars 12-16 Years – 18:30 – 19:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Narberth Jazz Christmas Party
8 December 19:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Book Launch. Cerys Matthews with Jeff Towns. Under Milk Wood.
8 December 19:30 – 21:30
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Access Pilates
Every Friday 09:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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‘Switched On’ Energy Awareness Hub
9 December 10:00 – 12:00
South Penlan Community Centre, Swansea
Hosted by The Environment Centre
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The Queens Hall Food & Craft Market
9, 10 & 15 December 10:00 – 15:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Little Mice Club
9 December 10:30 – 12:30
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Dance to Health – The Falls Prevention Dance Programme
Every Friday 10:30 – 12:30
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Men’s Shed
Every Friday 11:45 – 13:15
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Materials & Manufacturing Research Institute Community Event
9 December 12:00 – 15:00
Computational Foundry, Swansea University Bay Campus
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Men’s Tai Chi Class
Every Friday 13:45 – 14:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Men’s World Cup on Big Screens: Quarter Final 1: TBD vs TBD
9 December 15:00
Singleton Park, Swansea
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Drum Circle With Earth Chants
9 December 17:30 – 18:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Winter Vintage and Makers Market
9 December 18:00 – 20:00
10 -11 December 10:00 – 16:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Men’s World Cup on Big Screens: Quarter Final 2: Netherlands vs Argentina
9 December 19:00
Singleton Park, Swansea
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Big Museum Christmas Quiz
9 December 19:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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PYNK!
9 December 20:00 – 10 December 01:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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So Fit Health Wellbeing
Every Saturday
Recreation Ground Car Park, Swansea
Hosted by The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Winter Mini Retreat
10 December 10:00 – 12:30
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Record Fair
10 December 10:00 – 15:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Men’s World Cup on Big Screens: Quarter Final 3: TBD vs TBD
10 December 15:00
Singleton Park, Swansea
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Men’s World Cup on Big Screens: Quarter Final 4: England vs France
10 December 19:00
Singleton Park, Swansea
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Saturday Film Night
10 December 19:30
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
No need to book. Contact 07931 986168 for details

Welcome to Menopause
11 December 10:30 – 12:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
Contact 07528214576  or beautifulearth41@gmail.com for details

Jingle Bell Jog
11 December 11:00 – 13:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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FREE Guided Meditation & Journalling
11 December 19:15 – 20:15
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Taiji 37 Postures Taster Session
12 December 09;15 – 10:30
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
Contact 07951322632 or pohengtao@gmail.com for details

Reconnect with Nature
12 & 19 December 12:30 – 13:45
Singleton Park, Swansea
Hosted by The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
To book contact embraceyou@mail.com or 07859945512

FREE Monday Argentine Tango Classes in Swansea
12 & 19 December 19:30 – 22:00
Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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Christmas Tea Dance
13 December 14:00 – 16:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Men’s World Cup on Big Screens: Semi Final 1: TBD vs TBD
13 December 19:00
Singleton Park, Swansea
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Online Artists talks: Memory into landscape
13 December 19:30 – 21:00
Online
Hosted by Elysium Gallery & Bar
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TransTawe
13 December 20:15
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
Contact centre@wellbeingswansea.co.uk or 07816 930871 for details

Power Hour – Recruiting in a Challenging Recruitment Market
14 December 10:00 – 11:00
Online
Led by Richard Barnes, Head of Talent Attraction at Pobl Group
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Future of the Region – Youth Engagement Event
14 December 10:00 – 12:00
Online
Hosted by 4theRegion
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Life Drawing at elysium
14 December 18:30 – 20:30
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Men’s World Cup on Big Screens: Semi Final 2: TBD vs TBD
14 December 19:00
Singleton Park, Swansea
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CEIC Webinar with Banc Organics and Room to Grow
15 December 11:00 – 13:00
Online
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‘Make it Sparkle’ Christmas Crafts
15 December 13:00 – 15:00
City Centre Hub, Swansea Community Workshops
Hosted by The Environment Centre
No Need to Book

Christmas CAROL-OKE
15 December 17:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Free Family Law Clinic
16 December 09:30 – 11:30
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Something or Nothing: Finding your Nexus
16 December 10:00 -13:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Restored Landscape Tour
16 December 11:00 – 13:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Rodeo Town Presents Songwriters Circle
16 December 19:00 – 17 December 01:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Pete Rock 
16 December 19:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Repair Cafe
17 December 10:30 – 13:30
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Christmas Tales For Children
17 December 11:00 – 13:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Baby clothes and item swap
17 December 12:00 – 14:00
City Centre Hub, Swansea Community Workshops
Hosted by The Environment Centre
No Need to Book

Men’s World Cup on Big Screens: Third Place Play-Off: TBD vs TBD
17 December 15:00
Singleton Park, Swansea
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Christmas Special Soundbath Journey
17 December 18:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Flash: A Tribute to Queen
17 December 19:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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From Darkness to Light
18 December 10:00 – 16:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Men’s World Cup on Big Screens: Final: TBD vs TBD
18 December 15:00
Singleton Park, Swansea
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ONE WAY TO DENMARK
18 December 19:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Wales Christmas Virtual Networking
22 December 13:00 – 14:00
Online
Hosted by FSB Wales
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Gryff’s Mind Space: Gryff’s Annual Birthday Bash – Under 18s
22 December 18:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Gryff’s Mind Space: Gryff’s Annual Birthday Bash – 18+
22 December 21:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Bingo Lingo
23 December 18:00
Swansea Arena
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Big Xmas Day Get Together
25 December 14:00 – 17:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
Contact Anthea 07498 066793 or Mike 07931 986168 for details

Sacred Song Nights
30 December 19:00 – 21:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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CEIC Webinar with Deserie Mansfield
18 January 2023 11:00 – 13:00
Online
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